Why most artist starve and most businesses fail in the first 3-5 years Let’s face it, most artist and small business owners struggle to make a living. Their business started out of a love for what they do without the management expertise needed to become … Continue readingTHE BUSINESS OF BEING AN ARTIST
The Core Values Index is the most powerful human-nature assessment ever developed. The Core Values Index is the only assessment to showcase the core motivational drivers that dictate performance. These drivers dictate the behaviors and desired work that develop self-esteem, causing people to subconsciously seek work where … Continue readingCore Value Index Delivers Results!
I get this question all the time and occasionally I get challenged by people who think creativity can’t be taught and comes down to talent alone. I believe creativity is a learned skill. Creativity is really about creative and critical thinking skills, which can be … Continue readingDo I have Creative Talent?
Building a business model is like constructing a building. The size of the structure is determined by the size of your dreams and goals. To build a business model that is perfect for you we have to start by creating a vision that represents your … Continue readingBuilding Your Business Model
Hi Everyone, As someone who has used both Zenfolio and WordPress sites have worked with numerous students and clients who have adopted everything that includes Squarespace, Wix, Photoshelter, etc. I wanted to share some insights about this topic.
This morning I’ve been thinking about the role practice plays in our success and what is the difference between a habit and a practice. When I think about habit it is the things I do that I don’t even think about. Perhaps it’s brushing my … Continue readingHabit, ritual, or practice?
I recently read a great book titled SHOW YOUR WORK by Austin Kleon. I thought I would share my notes. How to make a career as an artist? “ Be so good they can’t ignore you!” ~ Steve Martin To build a career as an … Continue readingBlogging for success
I was recently interviewed about my use of digital technology and hybrid teaching strategies by the E-Learning department at Spokane Falls Community College
I made this video for a business practices class I am teaching this winter. Most of the material came from a workshop I developed for Artist Trust of Washington. I thought you might find it interesting.